Chipotle Turkey Sandwich

Culinary Setting
Deli Turkey


2 tbsp clarified butter

1/4 c dry red wine

16 oz jellied whole cranberry sauce

3 dehydrated chipotle chilies, stems removed and crushed in food processor

2 tbsp brown sugar

40 Slices sourdough bread

1-1/4 qt chipotle mayonnaise

As needed lettuce leaves, washed, drained and chilled

As needed tomato slices

5 lbs ROASTED TURKEY BREAST, sliced thin

1-1/4 lbs Swiss cheese, sliced

20 Large New Mexico green chili peppers


Cranberry Chipotle Sauce

Over medium heat, cook clarified butter, wine, cranberry sauce and chipotle chilies until mixture begins to boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and stir frequently until mixture begins to thicken slightly.

Gradually stir in brown sugar and continue to stir until sauce changes to rich color and thickens to a fruit jelly consistency.

Remove from heat and refrigerate, uncovered, several hours.

Sandwich Assembly

For each sandwich, spread 2-ounces chipotle mayonnaise on 2 slices of bread.

Build sandwich from bottom up in the following order: green lettuce leaf, 2 tomato slices, 4-ounces turkey breast, 1-ounce Swiss cheese, green chili peppers. Top with bread slice.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 1010

Calories from Fat 510

Total Fat 56 g

% Daily Total Fat 86

Saturated Fat 12 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 60

Cholesterol 100 g

% Daily Cholesterol 33

Sodium 2700 mg

% Daily Sodium 113

Total Carbohydrates 83 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 28

Dietary Fiber 6 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 24

Sugars 9 g

Protein 42 g

% Daily Protein 30

% Daily Vitamin C 25

% Daily Calcium 35

% Daily Iron 20